1,600 people in 24 cities living 4 values for 1 goal:
To use design to help our clients succeed.

We create exceptional environments that meet our clients' most complex design challenges.

We inspire people through our work by expressing timeless cultural, organizational and personal values.

We connect people and place with ideas that come from many minds and imaginations.

We care about serving our clients, enriching lives, improving communities and protecting our natural environment through design.

We are a global architecture, design, engineering and planning firm.

60+ Years of Design + Innovation

Al Lyons

ITC Engineering Discipline Director
New York

+1 212 981 7396


Al Lyons

Senior Principal Al Lyons is HOK’s information technology and communication (ITC) engineering business discipline director. As part of HOK’s global engineering group, he optimizes these systems to automate business processes, incorporate smart building strategies and improve their overall performance. He is based in the New York office. 

Over the past three decades, Al has been responsible for project management, design, engineering and integration of electronic systems including environmental control, energy management, facilities (building and plant) management, passenger processing, electronic visual information display (EVID), security, voice and data communications, fire alarm, audio evacuation and audiovisual systems. He is particularly interested in leveraging new and emerging network technologies to reduce space and energy requirements.

Al is a member of the Airports Council International Business Information Technology (BIT) Committee and Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) New York Codes and Regulations Committee.


Inside the 21st Century Transit Hub | AV Network

Using Passive Optical Network Technology to Design Smarter Buildings | HOK Thought Leadership

Power to You: Technology Is Transforming the Guest Experience | Passenger Terminal World

Al Lyons Is HOK’s New Director of IT and Electronic Systems Consulting | HOK News


New York University
Master of Business Administration

Cornell University
Bachelor of Science, Materials Science and Engineering